Category Archives: Various falsehoods such as memories

A Belated Eulogy For A Timely Death

This morning, we buried a true son of Paskaloochee. His name was (is?) Earnest Hetman, but everyone knew him as Het. Everyone loved him as well, which explains why a particular incident of primary importance to the latter half of … Continue reading

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In Honor of National Death Month

And so, October is upon us again. Though the United States is largely divorced from its agricultural origins, for many, this month still marks the heart of harvest season. For the European ancestry that peppers many of our fellow citizens’ … Continue reading

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An Excerpt From The 2011 Edition Of Buck O’Roon’s “Poor Manner’s Almanac”

Being that it is among the most natural of things to reflect upon the lessons of the past year whenever contemplating the ripe possibilities of the year to come, I offer the following: Various & Sundry Definitions Acquired While Sitting … Continue reading

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What’s In Your Palette?

I am not generally given to the use of analogy in debate. Centuries of writings on the fallacy of false analogy have rightfully put that old dog down for its uselessness as proof – though I have yet to understand how … Continue reading

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A Work of Questionable Origin and Validity

“People really love their quotations, don’t they? They are especially fond of them when presenting them as evidence for their arguments. I freely admit I’ve been guilty of this same tendency, though I’ve lately tried to wean myself from this … Continue reading

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